Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
Hampton University

Program Details

The online PhD in Nursing degree program from Hampton University focuses on family and family-related research. Core requirements are the same for all students regardless of their research interests, but students are able to pursue their individual interests by taking elective and cognate courses. The student's competence and scientific knowledge is tested through three doctoral examinations:

  • ​A qualifying examination
  • ​A comprehensive examination
  • ​An oral defense of the dissertation

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Hampton University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Occupational License, Interview, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Requires a master's degree in Nursing from an accredited program
  • Must have a current valid license to practice professional nursing in any state